Meet our Golf Pros
Head Golf Professional Don Nelson joined the Golden Eagle Golf
Club in 2011. Don has managed golf operations at clubs throughout
Virginia since 1983, and he's competed in the Middle Atlantic
Section of the PGA.
A Virginia native, Don is in charge of overseeing the daily
operations of the Golden Eagle, a beautiful 18-hole course designed
by George W. Cobb who carved it out of a wooded landscape around a
50-acre lake. As Head Golf Pro, Don manages the entire guest
experience at the course, as well as organizing tournaments and
leading golf clinics.
Rich Ford joined the Golden Eagle Golf Club as Golf Pro in 2006.
A golf professional since 1997, he has managed golf operations at
various esteemed courses including Seven Canyons Golf Club in
Sedona as well as others in Northern Arizona.
Rich volunteers at the local schools, enhancing playgrounds and
performing volunteer work for the high school ROTC unit, and also
coaches two high school teams that call the Golden Eagle Golf Club
their home course.